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in the program. with 50 million people in her path, hurricane sandy makes her full presence felt in the northeast. the slow moving storm has wall street closed for business, cancelled thousands of flights and shut down countless businesses. sandy's reach stretches hundreds of miles. we will talk about its potential impact on everything from economic growth to energy prices. that and more tonight on "n.b.r."! as we go on the air tonight, hurricane sandy is ready to make landfall in the u.s., already it's an historic storm, with historic preparations. stock markets closed. and coast lines evacuated with tens of millions of people sitting in the forecast path of the massive storm. sandy is a huge storm expected to come ashore in southern new jersey. but the hurricane force winds have been battering the eastern seaboard for hours. those winds extend out 175 miles from the center of the storm. those winds are pushing the atlantic ocean up and over many coast-lines. from rhode island, south to the jersey shore. coastal flooding is a significant risk thanks to the storm surge, potentially reaching 11 fe
, 7:00 in the west. what is sandy's track right now? >> we're in a little break of wind and rain. a lot of people have decided to come out and take a look at the water. don't like that, because there's so much more ahead of this storm. let's show you what it looks like with the satellite picture. we'll show you that satellite, that entire cloud span from the carolinas and bermuda, basically, all the way up the eastern seaboard. we have seen a little eye come and go in this storm. it continues to strengthen on its path. here is the path. follow the red line. this storm, by about -- depending on the model you go with, by 8:00 tonight on midnight tonight this storm is making landfall on that jersey shore some place near atlantic city. there are some bad pictures to see with this storm. the effects have already been devastating. look at this house in rodanthe, north carolina, parts are breaking off and falling into the ocean. north carolina saw more than six inches of rain in the past 24 hours. sandy's winds could be up to 90 miles an hour this afternoon. 24-foot waves off the southe
sandy but first meteorologist topper shutt in the weather center. >> i could have been in many ways, we were lucky. of course some folks would argue with that. but i think across the board, we were pretty lucky. let's start with the radar picture and still under the influence in you will of the circulation of quote sandy unquote. we still have showers around the metro area and it's kind of weird with the southwest wind we have temperatures in the upper 30s and low 40s. so it feels like march outside and notice the showers go all the way back to -- chicago. this is still a pretty big storm. we'll zo in a little bit. some showers around the beltway and some snow you mp the divide into garrett county. this is pretty good snow going on too. pictures coming up in about a 15 minutes or so -- 15 minutes or so. mixture of snow and rain in cumberland and a cold rain winchester northward. the historical perspective of sandy. largest hurricane by diameter. 945 miles in diameter. igor was 920 and olga back in 1921 with 965 miles. for better perspective we'll move the hurricane on land okay and
... and the roads you need too avoid on your way t work. aad... what sandy could meaa 3 3 3 wednesday, october 31st we have seeeral school closings and delayy to tell you about this morning. morniin.harford county schools are closed today... along with pallimore city schools..here schools closed ecause of power outages.all others will time.there arr also 17 anne arundel county schools clossd this morning due to power outages.all othhr chools in the ccuntt are opening two because oo power outages.all . 3 others will open on ime.check the ticker at the bottom of p3 3 3 3- many of us are breathing a sigh of relief this morning... as superstorm saady dissipates afterrdeliverrng kkock-out 3the system is being blameddfor at least 48 eaths.it also knocked out ppwer to more han 8 million people from maine o the arolinas. up and downnthe coast... entire nnighborhoods are in sand.powerful winds and ocean surges toppled trees and destroyed public parks and boardwwlks.president obama is expected tt tour the damage in storm made landfall. the destruction we're talking - about.thissis aerial foooage of
>>> welcome back to our continuing coverage of hurricane sandy. president barack obama suspending his campaigning, now back to the primary duties of his job as the country's leader. just moments ago he was at fema headquarters in washington, d.c. talking about the hurricane. let's listen in. >> good afternoon, everybody. obviously all of us across the country are concerned about the potential impact of hurricane sandy. this is a serious and big storm. and my first message is to all people across the eastern seaboard, mid-atlantic going north, you need to take this very seriously. follow the instructions of your state and local officials because they are going to be providing you with the best advice in terms of how to deal with this storm over the coming days. we just had an excellent meeting with the fema team here, the various agencies that are in charge, including the department of defense, department of energy and others that are going to need to respond very quickly. under craig fugate's leadership here at fema, we've had a chance to talk to the region al officials as well, a
♪ >>> making news in america this morning. >> special coverage of hurricane sandy. a massive storm. it's spinning towards a landfall along the nation's most densely populated corridor. 50 million people feeling its effects. >>> storm surge and a foot of rain in some places are set to submerge huge areas on the water. the fears that once the power goes out, the hardest in places will be in the dark for up to a week. >>> the nation's largest city, new york, may as well be a ghost town this morning. pun transit, schools even the stock markets all closed. >>> and away from the storm on a brighter note, a giant sweep for san francisco. the giants are world series champions for the second time in just three seasons. >>> good morning, everybody. only one story really to report today. we're going to begin with the danger and potential devastation from hurricane sandy. the massive storm is spinning straight toward the east coast, on track to be the worst case scenario. forecasters and millions of people in its path have feared. >> regular activities have already ground to a halt in much of
coming up. >>> we received the latest advisory when it comes to hurricane sandy. we will show you the forecast and intensity. this is a bad one guys, stay tuned for that. >>> we are looking at what we are dealing within the bay area. this is a live look at san jose. we will have a full look at the forecast with christina. you are watching bay area from us. >>> they must be giants. the giants sweeping their way to a second world series title in just three years. good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm laura garcia-cannon. jon kelley has the day off. >> i'm marla tellez. the giants are the new world series champs and a big story this season. redemption. barry zito erased all of the past failures. >> and sandoval went from bench warmer from the 2010 world series to 2012 world series mvp. >> we have team coverage on all things giants this morning. bob redell is awaiting the team's homecoming at at&t park. christie smith is keeping an eye on the fan celebrations. let's start with lauren scott in detroit who was in the locker room. lawrence, good morning. >> reporter: what a tremendous
lunes 29 de octubre. >>> sandy cubre nueva jersey, atlantic city, la pequeÑa isla afectado con fuertes vientos y mucha agua. miles de vuelos cancelados en todo el paÍs, el presidente obama cancelÓ eventos de campaÑa, mÁs de tres millones de usuarios sin electricidad. >>> gigante de san francisco ganaron la serie mundial de bÉisbol. >>> este es su snnoticiero univisiÓn edicion nocturna. muy buenas noches, la super tormenta sandy mantiene bajo el agua parte de la zona costera del noreste del paÍs causando 13 muertes en cinco estados. en nueva jersey inundaciones severas, lo mismo en la zona baja de manhattan, alrededor del distrito de bateri donde el agua alcanzÓ 13 pies. los tu Úneles que comunican a l isla con el continente estÁn cerrados. evacuaciÓn de pacientes, explosiÓn en una planta elÉctrica y reporte de agua en el sistema de la ciudad. todo esto es apenas el principio . >>> blanca rosa vilches y comenzamos en nueva jersey con felix. >>> buenas noche enrique, aquÍ donde estamos en este momento se ve una fuerte racha de vientos de sandy, lo mÁs importante ocurre a e
>>> welcome to "worldwide exchange." these are your headlines from around the world. >> sandy roars ashore, the powerful storm dumps a ton of rain on theest coast, knock out power to millions, closes financial markets again an floods parts of lower manhattan. >> and bp hikes it dividend. we hear from bob dudley. >> and ubs will cut 10,000 jobs and wind down its fixed income business. >> plus the bank of japan steps in to boost the economy for a second straight month with another easing move. welcome back, everybody. one hour of the good stuff today. plenty to get through today for hurricane sandy, as well. >> europe went off daylight savings time a week ahead of the u.s. back to full schedule next week. in the meantime, sandy is no longer a hurricane by name, but still making a major impact. storm made landfall monday night along new jersey east koer. still packing hurricane force sandy is expected to weaken, but the rain could linger. already at least ten deaths have been blamed on the storm. u.s. markets will be closed for a second day today. still electronic trading. the last tim
tras el vance de la tormenta sandy. familias hispanas en nueva mejor hennessey viven el drama y millones de personas continÚan incomunicado causando in gustai a familiares en latinoamÉrica y el caribe. comenzamos. >>> este es su noticiero univisiÓn. ediciÓn nocturna. con ilia calderÓn y enrique acevedo. >>> buenas noches, a poco mÁs de 24 horas de que sandy tocara tierra en las costas de nueva mejor hennessenueva jersey se contabilizan en 20 estados. en el noreste del paÍs. 8 millones de personas se encuentran en estos momentos sin energÍa elÉctrica en una noche frÍa y en muchos casos una noche con lluvia o incluso nieve. la isla de manhattan perdiÓ terreno contra el mar que inunÓo las partes baja de la ciudad. formÓ rÍos en el as falto de las calles. 80 calles. en la ciudad de queens. y decenas de pacientes muchos de ellos bebÉs en estado crÍtico fueron e evacuados del hospital de la universidad de new york. esto por la falla de sus generadores. tenemos la cobertura especial que comienza esta noche con felix. desde nueva jersey, sandy impactÓ por primera vez en
(sonido ambiente) >>> hoy es miÉrcoles y estas son las principales noticias. sandy, destrucciÓn. socorristas no paran de rescatar a damnificados, el presidente obama recorre junto a chris christie zonas debvastadas. el personal mÉdico salvÓ la vida de una bebÉ hispana que solo pesa dos libras. y celebraciÓn gigante en san francisco, decenas de fanÁticos celebraron a los campeones de la serie mundial. con esto empezamos. ♪ >>> este es su "noticiero univisiÓn" con jorge ramos y marÍa elena salinas. >>> buenas noches. el asombro por la devastaciÓn da paso a un esfuerzo sobre humano para dar sentido de normalidad tras el paso de sandy, mientras se lamenta las muertes, el enfoque es ponerse de pie. tenemos una amplia cobertura. adelante fÉlix. >>> gracias, jorge, marÍa elena. estamos en nueva york en esta cobertura especial, hace minutos salimos de aquÍ donde le vamos a contar con lo que encontramos aquÍ, una historia increible, una de las mÁs increÍbles del paso de sandy, y vamos staten island, una pequeÑa isla que pasa momentos difÍciles. >>> tres dÍas despuÉs
charles, is standing by with a check of exactly where we are headed with this. >> we do have sandy, it is north of hagerstown right now. i will take you in to the storm, this is a 3d look. lots of rain under the clouds we will see for today. from the clouds , the rain will continue, as we go through the nighttime hours. it will let up a bit. this morning we are dealing with pockets of heavy rain, you are seeing a big shield of green, but you are seeing some yellows and oranges in here as well. that's the heavier rain, back off towards the west, we have some snow, this morning and that will continue throughout the day as well. let's zoom in, on some areas where we are seeing the heaviest amount of rainfall across the area. you need to stay off the roadways for today. another band of rain pushing in here, it's across the bay, this will be moving off towards the west as we go through the rest of the morning. it's going to be impacting dundalk, sparrows point, lake shore, we have another batch of heavier rain around the dc area, the nation's capital, getting pounded now, if you are hea
>>> sandy is coming to our doorstep. you are looking live. we are live in ocean city. this is a live shot of ocean city, maryland where sandy is stepping ashore right now. it is so close to our board walk. tonight we are bringing you extended coverage on hurricane sandy. we are here with you for the next 90 minutes. we are working for you to get you prepared. there is flooding in ocean city. we are expecting to hear from the governor in half an hour. >> let's get the latest from chief meteorologist quiet (everí) hart. still over 300 miles away. feeling the effects already. >> absolutely. you can tell you step outside your door. winds starting to pick up. rain is coming in. we are gearing up for the landfall which will occur tomorrow night into tuesday morning. the size of this storm simply stung. more than 1200 mile across in size. no weakening. new intensification around the center of the storm. rain bands beginning to come ashore. latest statistics from the national hurricane center. 952-millibar low. that is very close to record low pressures up and down the carol
>>> this morning, the full scope of sandy's destruction. >> breaking overnight, new power outages in new york city, where hundreds of thousands remain in the dark. and where subways and a major airport are still underwater. but a new day brings promising, new developments. >>> baring the brunt. new jersey shore towns tore apart by sandy. and inland, rescuers continue to save trapped residents. >>> and a little levity overnight. the late-night comics make their return. >>> good morning on this halloween, a holiday in name only today for so many in the wake of sandy. >> let's start with the latest this morning. more than 8 million folks in areas affected by sandy are now without power. >> also, stock markets are reopening today after their two-day unscheduled stop for the storm. meanwhile, jfk and newark airports are also reopening with limited service today. but new york's la guardia airport, looked more like a lake than an airport right now. that remains closed. also, president obama will visit hard-hit areas of new jersey today, touring the areas with governor christie. >> here i
's forecast to crest at about 21. we'll come back and talk about when the potomac crests and also put sandy many perspective -- many perspective -- in perspective. >>> you often think of storm surge and flooding and we were watching alexandria tonight. this time around though many eyes are on the monocacy river up in frederick. and that's where our ryan dean is live tonight monitoring the flooding as it happens. ryan? >> reporter: well, you just heard right now we're at 21 feet with the know knocksy river. -- monocacy live. take a look. we're told that it's going to crest around 8:00 tonight and about 6 feet over flood stage which is considered major flooding. but for the most impressive pictures it's the buck i can town park nearby. st underwater. you can -- it's underwater. the playground and buildings are mostly covered. it's become a tourist attraction and locals stopping by to grab a picture and see what sandy left behind. >> i think it's amazing, nature doing what nature does but i hope the people are okay with houses that could potentially be underwater and things of that sort. but i
earlier this week due to the storm. the airport is back up and running as normal. sandy caused thousands of flight cancellations to and from destinations along the east coast. laguardia will reopen this morning. it suffered major flooding from sandy and both runways will be open for business. travelers are being asked to contact the the airline. >>> coming up, a man becomes a human hood ornament in a parking lot, this all over a fight for a parking spot. we'll tell you about the charges the driver faces. >> and a zombie expert giving tips on how to prepare for a zombie pandemic, he says it's going to happen so we'll hear what he has to say when we come back. >>> we have some health news for you this morning. a new study questions the use of drugs for pregnant women who may be experiencing symptoms of depression. this report looked at more than 100 studies on certain antidepressants, things like paxil, zoloft, lexapro, and they found that they increased the risk of miscarriage, early delivery and neurological problems in babies. pregnant women need to talk it to their doctor if they're ta
with the effects of sandy, mitt romney continues to campaign in key battleground states. we've got brand new pole numbers. all that and our own brian williams goes home to battered point pleasant beach new jersey. >> announcer: this is "early today" for thursday, november 1st, 2012. >>> good morning, i'm lynn berry. here is the very latest on sandy. at least 74 people in the u.s. are now dead as a result of sandy. millions remain without power, and recovery isn't coming nearly fast enough. new jersey is just one of the places there are major gasoline shortages. people are waking up with canisters and walking up with canisters trying to get fuel. and further down the coast, take a look at cars lined up for blocks, if not miles. some people waited more than an hour for a chance to fill up. >>> another big oil problem, a massive fuel leak at a tank facility. more than 300,000 gals of diesel crude spilled into the water separating new jersey from statin islands. containment booms are keeping the oil where it is. >>> in connecticut, intense images as three mansions burned to the ground. firefighters c
. >> reporter: sandy, what's left, still impacting us with the chilly temperatures, spinning rain and the gray sykes sykes -- gray skies, thank you sandy. the back side of the system. now centered well north of new york and outside the united states. the wrap around flow still bringing in the showers, clouds and basically just less than desirable weather. see a few spits of rain. watch out for the slick road. hour by hour we will look for a few showers going off to drizzle by midnight and will go down to 37 or so first thing tomorrow. that will be chilly. dress warm as you head out the door. we he will talk about how it'll change slightly for the weekend. look where it may rank all time among hurricanes. >> thank you. thousands of our neighbors would still be under their blankets tonight as the power company continues to work to get their lights back on. officials say they expect to have all of the customers have their power back on tomorrow night but in the meantime there are still plenty of downed wires. >> sandy hit new jersey shore harder than almost anywhere else and the president and
- liberty--shawan--map 3 33 3 ((break 2)) ,3 the wrath f hurricane sandy is continuing to pounddthe officials in the outer banks are reporting flooding nd widespread winnddamage. damage.this morning megan chiering is live from pill devil hills, north caroliia... with the latest 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 ((break 3)) mayor: casino owners in west virginia are spending millions against question seven. that upsets me. and that upsets jonathan ogden. you don't want to upset jonathan ogden. ogden: no you don't. mayor: question seven means thousands of jobs and millions for our schools. but these west virginia casinos want to keep it all for themselves. we're not happy about that. ogden: no we aren't. mayor: so join us and vote for question seven. and west virginia, don't make me send jonathan ogden over there. mayor: vote for question seven. ogden: for baltimore. early voting locations are closed todaa because of hundreds of peopll tried to beat the storm and cass theirr ballots early. early. many of the peopll who came to owson university for early voting said thhy were just trying to beat th
storms as he seen. this one caught him by surprise. unbelievable. >> it was the perfect storm. sandy fueled a massive fire in queens, one of the most destructive in the history of the city. >> this story is beyond heartbreaking. the wind-driven flames ripped through block after block, destroying more than 100 homes, 111, latest count. firefighters managed to rescue two dozen people. floodwaters kept them from tackling the blaze full on. before it was over, the neighborhood was unrecognizable reduced to nothing but smouldering ash. >> the life got ripped out of you. that's a good description. >> i have over 34 years on the job. i have never seen this before. this amount of devastation. >> amazingly there only a few minor injuries. breezy point was also devastated on 9/11, losing 37 residents, including firefighters in the world trade center. also the home currently to a representative in congress as well. >> take a look at the video. it is apocalyptic, the scenes. in all, 111 homes all burned. they don't know the cause just yet. that is look a movie scene out of there. out of all the
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obama visited some of the area's most devastated by hurricane sandy. as daniel lee reports, people are hanging onto the president's promises their communities will be restored. >> today marks another day toward recovery, but for people evacuated from the jersey shore, it is also another day lost from their home. three days after sandy left the northeast in crisis, finally, science of recovery. >> we are all working together to make sure the new jersey moves ahead. >> police say they are making progress clearing roads left impassible by sand and homes tossed into the street. >> you feel you are going to wake up any minute. it is sickening. >> for evacuees who have not been allowed back to see their homes, the wait is agonizing. >> what can you do? hopefully everybody can rebuild. >> in hoboken, people are pumping murky floodwater out of garages. in queens, assessing the damages to more than 100 burned out homes. in jersey city, a line for gasoline 100 cars long. in brooklyn, waiting for public transportation. those devastated by sandy moving on but still struggling to assess what ha
brings a weapon to school. >>> tending -- sending though those affected by hurricane sandy. >>> first, an update to the breaking news we first brought you at 5:00. a runner is raped on her morning run. cheryl conner has more from fells point. >> reporter: as we go into the weekend, the police said a rapist is on the run. a victim was jogging between 5 and 7 a.m. in fells point when a man pulled her into a dark area and raped her. he was armed with a knife. a friend of the woman called police a short team later. >> all we know is the suspect was an adult male, possibly wearing a mask and armed with a knife. i don't have a race or height. the reason, the victim is going through a very tough time. >> reporter: anthony guglielmi said they're working with the victim. they hope to relee on surveillance cameras. there are number in the area and all we know about the suspect at this point, an adult male, possibly wearing a mask and armed with a knife. we'll bring you the very latest at 11 and on abc2news.com. we're live at police headquarters, cheryl conner, abc2 news. >>> we no longer have s
is keeping up with sandy. again, water levels 2 to 3 feet above normal. sea witch festivals have been canceled. the mandatory evacuation in place for anybody tt is within 3/4 mile of the beach and delaware bay. you have mandatory evacuations in place until 8:00 this evening. we cannot remind you enough about the severity of the situation and for you to go out and buy supplies if you have not already done so and prepare to begin leaving the coastal region. we still spotted some people out here this morning, trying to take pictures, coming out for morning jogs and just taking a glimpse at mother nature. >> we came down for the weekend and got here on friday and heard, you know, sandy and everything. we're still going to go. took a chance and we're leaving now, we're heading back. right now, you know, pennsylvania, they're saying they're in a state of emergency and all that. we're going to take our chances, hope we get back safely. >> we've also got to mention we are anticipating a full moon tonight, which is going to make for even higher water conditions. look at this. just inching in,
plant in new jersey. just one of many major problems caused by sandy. >>> and snow and a lot of it. good morning and welcome to "news 4 today." i'm eun yang. >> and good morning. i'm aaron gilchrist. it is tuesday, october 30th, 2012. right now sandy being blamed for at least 16th deaths, including one in anne arundel county and one in montgomery county. almost 200,000 customers in our area in the dark because of sandy. federal government closed again today for all nonessential personnel. metro rail and bus service suspended at least until sometime this afternoon. metro will reassess the situation this morning. most schools in our area also closed this morning as well. a complete list at the bottom of your screen right now and online. nbcwashington.com. >>> let's take a live look outside at 6:00 a.m. you can see it's still raining. winds have died down. storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein says sandy is not quite done with us just yet. people are going to be dlaening up from the damage left behind. debris all over the roads, downed trees, and significant power outages throughout
is climbing four days after sandy made landfall. so far, the storm has claimed 74 lives in the u.s. more than five million homes and businesses are without power along the east coast. most of the outages in the new york area. in the meantime, president obama saw the damage on the jersey shore firsthand yesterday. during that tour, the president pledged federal support for the long haul. >> pepco says it's restored power to all of its customers affected by sand dominion hopes to do the same by tonight. about 1,700 of its customers are still in the dark. that number was over 3,000 just a few hours ago. more than 4,000 bge homes and businesses in our area have no electricity. most of them are in anne arundel county. novak is working to restore four a little more than 250 customers. >>> some students will have another day. in anne arundel county four schools are closed. chapel forge early childhood center in prince george's county is also without power, as is lewis town elementary in frederick county, maryland, and all schools in pendleton county, west virginia, are closed because of power outage
tonight, renewed calls for help in the northeast from the wrath of hurricane sandy. good afternoon, everyone, i'm jim handly. >> i'm pat lawson muse. 37 in new york city alone, more than 4 million people are still without power. and countless more hours of cleanup are still ahead for many. >> as the recovery ramps up right now, jay gray has more on the potential bad news in the forecast. >> reporter: where the damage is so intense, so far reaching, it can be hard to figure out how to even start to come back. >> you see their whole livelihoods crash into the ocean. it's devastating. >> reporter: in many areas, crews are moving the mess that sandy left behind. but in some of the hardest hit communities, like seaside heights, new jersey, there are no recovery teams or residents yet, and frustrations are building. >> why safe there and nowhere else? talk to the rest of the homeowners. >> the gas mains we're scared of. >> i don't care about a house, i care about your lives. >> reporter: lives, that like the atlantic coast have been battered and torn apart. >> no electricity, no heat, no
heard what sounded like a car crash. happened at 4:30 monday when sandy was picking up steam. a mother and father inside their in prince william county. >> it is devastating. r,en this book to topple ove splitting the home in half. tenantsateful his young are ok. i am grateful that nobody got h is miraculous in itself. of storms the sound across northern virginia .wo days after sandy even in arlington national powerful wind down old trees with ease, but the county government private companies responded swiftly and nonstop. it is good business for us. >> an enormous oak tree fell on in newrnes' home jersey. yes, but not when he looks north to new york. else, ired to everybody k we are lucky. >> in arlington county, 24 by trees,re blocked doing damage to cars.and in fairfax county, 60 homes were trees. by after i read last year -- after last year, people are familiar with how to deal with evens like these. thank you. crews in frederick county have two water rescues because of flooding. leftsay two men were to a tree yesterday after they decided to take an raft down the river. they also h
to capitalize on sandy, feeling the backlash. mecial.com says an american apparel e-mail offered 20% off clothes to shoppers stuck inside during the storm upset some people. the ad says the discount was in case they were bored during the storm. >>> there was some business that definitely got a boost during the storm. netflix says viewership dumb doubled along the east coast during sandy. the company says there was a huge spike in the number of children's movies that were streamed. they didn't go into overall downloads. >>> for the second time in three years, the san francisco giants are the world series champs. festivities start at 11:00, and they're colors being orange and black, just in time for halloween. >>> well, it is halloween, americans are still in the spirit and willing to spend more this year on decorations, costumes, also candy. an estimated $8 billion will be spent on halloween according to research gathered, and despite sandy, trick or treating in many neighborhoods around still on schedule. >>> there's some good news if you plan on watching horror films this halloween. a new st
and clinging tight to anything at sandy left behind. >> millions are still waiting for the opportunity. dozens of communities are still on lockdown tonight. >> thank you. unbelievable video. in the meantime, two days after of the wrath, sandy is still claiming lives here in maryland. a man has been killed by a falling tree in annapolis. this have been around 1:00 this afternoon. we are told the man was doing work for a contracting company when it fell on him. police say they are unknown -- they are investigating. in maryland still more than 34,000 customers without power. their greatest concentrations are in baltimore, harvard, and undal counties. >> the biggest problem up here is a downed trees. a lot of them fell on power lines. you have a lot of people appear without power during the storm. >> the crushing and impacts, it is hard to describe appear yen for several to be going down and striking houses as they went down, i never want to hear another sound like that again. >> lee edwards was talking about the tree that fell on his neighbor's house sunday night. this morning she saw the damage
area chapters of the red cross super storm sandy. meanwhile the red cross is conducting blood drives in unaffected states. officials said they have been 100 blood drive campaigns in 11 east coast is already due to the storm. >> on hurricane sandy when that storm is now and where it is expect to go. plus a look at our weather. >> to put some of this into perspective 13 ft. storm surge flooded manhattan's tip. sandy has been downgraded to a poster of all cyclone. we saw the maximum sustained winds of 60 mi. per hour. i want to take a wider look at the storm and you can see how massive if he is. the red on the screen indicate heavy to moderate rainfalls you consider blue on your screen indicate where we are seeing snow in the appalachians. the storm is particularly nasty because it is a conversion of two separate systems. we have a category one hurricane coming west. and cold air coming south from the arctiw >> just to show you how much rainfall we are expecting at the 7:00 a.m. our a 10th of an inch for washington d.c.. trace amounts for new york city not to bet just yet. as we head to
left behind by sandy. right now that storm to blame for at least 50 deaths just here in the u.s. more than 8.5 million homes and businesses from maine all the way to the carolinas still in the dark. widespread outages in lower han at an. sandy shaping up to be one of the costliest natural disasters on record in the u.s. as well. so far it's estimated to cost between $20 billion and $50 billion in damage. >>> thousands of area residents are slowly getting their power back, but thousands more are still in the dark. dominion virginia is working to restore electricity to more than 20,000 customers in northern virginia. novec has more than 3,300 homes and businesses in the dark. 1,500 pepco customers have no electricity. and more than 24,000 local bge homes and businesses are without power, most of them in anne arundel county. >>> a lot of you heading back to work and school today. the federal government and local jurisdictions will be open this morning as well as most schools in our area. however, in virginia manassas park schools are closed and two-hour delays in fauquier, frederick, and
and expecting two to three feet by wednesday morning. this is post tropical cyclone sandy. it did make landfall near atlantic city earlier this evening. you see the bands of rain continuing to move in. right now i sti is still windy n atlantic city. peak wind gusts to 46 miles an york and the battery in actually peak water level was 13.88 feet. that is all-time record. this system will continue to work its way up to the northwest and to the north, but the effects of it in the form of rain and snow will continue all the way through wednesday, possibly even beyond. we have rain coming to the bay area. i'll be back with live doppler 7-hd. >> carolyn: members of the california national guard are headed east. 88 troops took off in transport planes at moffett field. they will report to north carolina and be knriopd in there. red cross has cancelled hundred blood drives on the east coast and to help make up for the blood loss there are several blood drives taking place here this week. we'll let you know where to go on our website. >> dan: the storm is massive. as a result. thousands of flights were ca
inflicted by sandy. >>> thousands remain stranded in hoboken. millions will remain without power for much of the week as the massive rebuilding and cleanup gets underway and all of this when millions of americans are getting ready to vote. certainly not a time for tricks and treats on this halloween wednesday. i'm lynn berry. this is "first look" on msnbc. >>> 46 people have now been killed in the disastrous wrath of hurricane sandy and many more remain trapped. the storm could wind up costing $50 billion in property damage and lost business. these are the newest images coming in to us from the height of the storm on monday night. surveillance video shows water filling the tunnel used by amtrak and commuter trains that go under new york's east river, but the damage along the jersey shore is something we have never seen before. these are ariel photos you can see. most of the six people killed in that state died on long beach island and a neighboring barrier island. governor chris christie calls the devastation unthinkable. tuesday he tried to comfort one of the many victims. >> very diffic
rain and strong winds from hurricane sandy are hammering the north carolina coastline. conditions are expected to get worse overnight. sandy is making her presence felt along the eastern seaboard tonight. >> forecasters warn the outer bands of this storm are just a preview of the hurricane's strength. we have team coverage tonight as the storm approaches the mid-atlantic region. sarah sampson is in ocean city tonight, where residents could be on the front line of the storm. george is in the low-lying areas of fell's point as people are gathering sandbags. but let's go to our meteorologist who is tracking the storm. john, what's the latest? >> well, sandy is a hurricane, marginal, category one, with 75-mile-an-hour winds, a little better than 300 miles away from cape hatteras. here's what the weather looks like for us. we had the cold front to the west and all that moisture coming up from the south from sandy. but it's kind of held down to the extreme southeast virginia, the mouth of the chesapeake bay. we've had a very nice afternoon this afternoon so far. let's switch over to our
-up for hurricane sandy claims another life. i'm cheryl connor with details of a man who died white cut down a tree. >>> sandy is still sending cooler temperatures in ore area. >>> are you trying to figure out what do with all the halloween candy. why not serve our troops overseas. >>> tonight, we may never look at a leaning tree the same again. >> a contractor removing trees in annapolis was killed when a tree fell on him. this is just a horrible story. >>reporter: yeah, absolute awful. he had experience on the job. he was cleaning up after hurricane sandy, just as so many people in the area are doing. a friend called it a freak accident, one his son had to watch. >>reporter: there's absolute hear ache in saint margarets. family and friends gather in a front lawn waiting for their loved one's body to be taken off property. >> just kills me. >>reporter: this man says his friend, 50-year-old santiago lopez were working along side other men, trimming trees damaged by hurricane sandy. they were in the back of this house when lopez was hit by a tree and died instantly. . >> it was an accident. terrible
sandy is bringing so much rain and so much wind. >> and you can stay with our coverage even if you are not on the tv or near it we are streaming live at abc2news.com and abc2 mobile app accessible on ipad and smart devices to. down low it text wmar to 46988 and when the power is out you will be able to stay informed with our live stream. >>> we are going to go over to a break and see what's going on and we will regroup and catch with up you in a bit. this is the big story and what we are tracking all morning hurricane sandy. >> we are megan and we are talking about winds that sandy is churning up. we are seeing close to a gust of 40 miles an hour in kent island. lots of rain to talk about. i will show you the radar. stick around and we will be right back. >> reporter: well, hurricane sandy has shut down the route 50 in ocean city and the heavy rains are causing the camera to shake. we will let you know how the storm will impact baltimore coming up on good morning maryland. >>> you are watching the station that works for you. now, good morning maryland. >> not ghost or goblins you h
by the super storm known as sandy. welcome to 9 news at 7:00. i' derek mcginty. >> the death toll in the united states now at least 40. many of those victims killed by falling trees. more than 8 million people are without power up and down the east coast. experts say sandy could end up costing $20 billion in damage with billions more expected in lost business. metro is running on a limited schedule tonight. full service resumes tomorrow. d.c. area airports are back up and running, but make sure to check with the individual airline before leaving, and the federal government, most local governments and schools say they will open at the regular time tomorrow. think of old town alexandria or georgetown when we talk about the storm surge and the flooding. in fact we have a crew watching high tide in old town right now. >> they are also playing very close attention to the river up in frederick. that's where our ryan dean is live monitoring the flooding there. ryan? >> reporter: good evening to you. actually a trail that goes down to the river, this trail has been cut off because the ri
>>> welcome to our extended coverage of 9news tracking hurricane sandy. >> the storm made landfall not far from atlantic city in the last hour. here's what else we can tell you tonight. the federal government will be closed again tomorrow, as will most school systems in our area including d.c., alexandria and fairfax. prince george's, charles, frederick and montgomery county schools. you can see the full list at www.wusa9.com. >> also all flights at local airports are canceled until further notice and vre, marc rail and amtrak have canceled service for tomorrow. metro will not have service in the rning. >> in maryland the speed limit on all interstates is being lowered to 45 miles an hour as a precaution. maryland state police urge everyone to just stay off the roads if at all possible. >> now we're also hearing about evacuation orders for parts of the huntington area of fairfax county. this impacts people living along fenwick drive and arlington terrace. you may remember the huntington neighborhood has been prone to flooding before. we've got a crew heading that way. we'll bring y
this morning." the damage from sandy is staggering. more than 50 dead and nearly 7 million people without power. >> the storm has crippled travel along the east coast. we are inside an airline command center to see the struggle to get back to normal. >> and a massive construction crane continues to dangle over midtown manhattan. john miller takes us inside what went wrong. >> but we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >>> it's the worst thing that happened in this city, certainly, since 9/11. >> millions in the northeast struggle in the wake of hurricane sandy. >> the death toll continues to rise as a result of the storm. >> more than 6.5 million people are still without electricity. >> very difficult day. >> new jersey certainly hit the hardest. >> itis sight of devastation that makes it look as if there had been a bombing there. >> rescue teams trying to go house to house helping those who could not leave on their own. >> trapped in their house for 24 hours now. no cold. no heat. no electric. a lot of them were just tired. >> it could take days befo
it is wednesday, october 31, 2012. welcome to cbs this morning. the damage from sandy is staggering. 50 dead. 7 million people without power. >> the storm has crippled travel along the east coast. we're inside an airline command center to see the struggle to get back to normal. >> massive construction crane continues to dangle over midtown manhattan. john miller takes us inside what went >> we begin this morning with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >>> it's the worst thing that happened to this city certainly since 9/11. >> millions in the northeast struggle in the wake of hurricane sandy. >> at least 55 deaths are reported. >> in sandy's wake, 6.5 million people are still without electricity. >> very difficult day. >> new jersey hit the hardest. >> site of devastation that makes it took like there was a bombing there. >> rescue teams triangle to go house to house helping those who couldn't leave on their own. >> trapped in their house for 24 hours. >> a lot of them were tired. >> take days before subway lines are running normal in new york city. >> most popular guy
and the dramatic story of the ship that sailed into the heart of sandy battling 18-foot waves until it capsized and sank. a passenger saw a heroic helicopter pilot coming to save them. >>> and new york city watching the waters rise. the busiest city in america, a landmark line a ghost town. >>> and on this night when 60 million americans are feeling the effects of hurricane sandy, the abc news team is out in force on every corner of the storm. tonight, the moment it crashes on land, our team in the storm zone bringing you what's happening at this hour as "world news" begins. >>> good evening, and welcome to this special one-hour edition of "world news," and as we come on the air, it is happening right now, hurricane sandy crashing on shore. winds now at 90 miles per hour, and this storm is so big, so vast, 60 million americans will feel its power. tonight our extreme weather team is all over the storm zone ready to report, so let's go straight to abc's meteorologist ginger zee, who is right in the bull's-eye as the storm is hitting the shore now in atlantic city, new jersey. ginger? >> we're es
business. coast. let's get right to cbs repor randall pinkston, in new yok city. >>> superstorm sandy roars ashore and slams into the east coast. let's get right to randall pinkston, live in new york city. >> reporter: i would be standing in the hudson river. it caused the waters to overflow the seawall. the danger isn't over. sandy roared ashore early monday evening, packing sustained winds of 80 miles per hour with gusts over 100. the storm blew out windows and flooded streets up and down the east coast, tearing up atlantic city's famous boardwalk. the storm cut electricity to more than two million homes and businesses. this is video of a power substation exploding in new york. >> we knew this was going to be a very dangerous storm and the storm has met our expectations. >> reporter: new york city has all but shut down. the powerful storm surge pushed the warytsz of the hudson river through the seawall and onto the walkway. tidal waters were sent into a major traffic tunnel linking manhattan and brooklyn. sandy's winds also caused a high-rise crane to collapse. it was left dangling over
your head-start to home cooked. >>> fog the big story nationwide sandy. good morning thanks for joining us i'm kristen sze. >>> i'm eric thomas. president obama has declared new york and long island disaster areas because of the damage they've suffered from superstorm sandy live look at new jersey flooding is a big problem. so far 17 deaths are attributed to the storm. more than seven million up and down the east coast without power, 13 foot storm surge caused widespread flooding. tahman bradley in maryland with an update. >> reporter: along the east coast, signs of sandy's fury, lady liberty's torch out power outages spread, five million in the dark 1.5 million evacuated sandy made landfall along the new jersey coast, 80 mile per hour wind as and flooding high tides, rough surf battered the coastline. this morning entire sections of atlantic city are underwater. >> people who decided to ride out the storm were left stranded. new jersey governor announced no rescue services until today. >> i cannot in good conscience send them in the dark given all the various hazards that w
>> how is it looking today? >> much better, but we are still having hurricane sandy. it is taking a long time to dissolve. it is pretty chilly out there. we have 49 degrees in downtown baltimore and 44 in keene's bill. looking at the forecast for today, high temperatures only in the mid-50s's, and it is going to feel colder, gusting at about 20 miles per hour. again and maybe just a little bit of a sprinkle in the western suburbs. we will continue to talk about this in the forecast. are the roads shaping up? >> let's check some closures. on hartford road, and at 152 at singer wrote, so far so good in terms of speed sensors not thinking of a lot. we are making our way towards 795. we are at 55 miles per hour. if you are going to travel further south, 54 miles per hour. 95 checks out ok. let's give you a live view of traffic. so far so good now on the major roadways. we will let you know if anything crops up. that is the latest. >> city police are dealing with several different incidents in the last 12 hours, including a shooting that happened just after midnight in north baltimore.
saver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. >>reporter: good morning, lynette. unfortunately sandy has left behind a lot of debris outin' the roads. and in baltimore county, it's actually caused a historic whiskey plant in cockiesville to partially collapse. so the northbound lanes of york road are now shut down at railroad avenue. you will want to use warren road, scwann road or even 83 as your alternate routes. there are several accidents working right now. we do have some trouble in baltimore city where there's a crash right on wabash avenue right at northern parkway, and then another accident on hilton parkway at north avenue. for those of you traveling on the beltway, here's a live look right now at the west side at liberty road. traffic moving right along. there are no delays on the inner loop through pikesville. the outer loop nice and clear down towards 95. and this is what 95 looks like downtown, traffic moving right along here at 395. the roads still going to be pretty wet, so take some precaution as you do head out, and unfortunately, we do have another crash to tell you
york and new jersey are taking stock of overwhelming devastation left from superstorm sandy. >> some of the worst damage is along the jersey shore where floods and outages prompted governor chris christie to postpone halloween. alison harmelin is in atlantic city. >> reporter: anita, a clear sunny day here at the jersey shore only made it so much more evident that the destruction is everywhere. president obama arrived in new jersey for a closeup look at the damage. the president took a chopper tour with governor christie over devastated areas of the state where superstorm sandy hit with full force. record storm surge took out atlantic city's boardwalk. in the tiny beach community of long port, new jersey, the storm surge brought the beach literally right onto the main street. there are feet and feet of sand piled up as if it were a snowstorm. they came out bikes to see the devastation. >> never saw sand like that. that's due to the storm surge i think. >> reporter: further up the jersey shore this is what's left of the famous boardwalk in seaside heights. the storm lifted homes off t
>>> well sandy is not even here yet, but it is huffing and puffing at our door tonight. >> every summer we race to the waters and it is covering our summer getaway. i'm kelly swoope. >> i'm jamie costello. >> that water was way down earlier today. it is way up tonight. you're feeling the wind. we haven't seen anything yet. >> and jamie and kelly we have been tracking the weather as it deteriorates across the state. through this evening it will get worse overnight and ramp up tomorrow. hurricane sandy. here is a look at her. powerful storm riding up the east coast now. winds up to 75 miles per hour. we have seen zero weakening. but we also feel there could be some slight intense fix as the storm pin whiles its way back into the mid-atlantic states and still taking it up north of the delaware bay, the center point could be at lan tick city, new jersey. the heaviest rains flooding rains across maryland and delaware and significant prolonged high wind gusts in excess of 60, even 70 miles per hour. we have a hurricane warning in effect for the entire chesapeake bay. we will cycle thro
boy at mema headquarters with the latest. >> sandy is picking up speed and strength. it will make landfall between 8 and 10 p.m., which is unfortunate because high tide is scheduled for 8:25. it will be six feet higher. the bay bridge is closed. the at many bridge is closed -- hatem bridge is closed. the 95, the susquehanna is looking close to being closed. they're looking at 85 miles an hour. when that happens it will be closed. tomorrow the governor said mta metro will not run, buses, light rails. also no early voting tomorrow. he said he will try and figure out when we can make up those hours. but for a third day in a row early voting will be closed and state government will be closed for a second day in a row. right now there are about 75,000 people without power in the state of maryland. that is going to continue. we'll have another briefing from governor o'malley at 9:30 this evening. reporting from reisterstown. >> joanne wrote in downtown already has cars under water. >>> all right. we're continuing to track hurricane sandy. it started at 4:00 this morning. >> let's go to
>> we are tracking hurricanes sandy as it moves our way. >> i am live in eastern baltimore county. >> i am lowell melser live in ocean city, maryland. i will have details coming up in a live report. >> you are watching wbal-tv 11 news. live, local, late breaking, this is 11 news at 6:00. >> our big story tonight is the preparation for and status of hurricane sandy. >> thousands are being told to evacuate. >> airlines have canceled more than 5000 flights as it moves north. we have lied team coverage. first, we throw it over to tom tasselmyer. he has been tracking the storm for day. >> it is still a ways off but already impacting our whether. it is well over 300 miles to the south of ocean city. we have been dealing with showers on the eastern shore down to north carolina. even though it is hundreds of miles away, it is already influencing our weather. we have the front off to the west. then we have the bands coming in from the east. the two will combine to with the maryland-pennsylvania line. where they come together, snady is expected to become stronger. the storm is only going to
>>> good morning more on sandy in just a moment. thanks for joining us, i'm kristen sze. >>> i'm eric thomas. i saw fog, low clouds and had to drive through dense fog. >> definitely dense fog out there. live doppler shows that it is dry other than that fog and mist hanging in the air this morning. fog advisories until 9:00 for the north bay valleys, along the coast, it looks like that's where going to stay into san francisco, the fog is not listening the fog has moved to the east bay shore, quarter mile at hayward, half mile oakland now it has moved into parts of the east bay valleys, concord 3/4 of a mile, quarter mile north bay valleys where thickest and most widespread now going to stay that way until at least 9:00 then a slow reveal of sunshine like we had yesterday, with the hraoet area -- least likely area to get sun at the coast. -- most of our sunshine in the east bay valleys, mid to upper 70s for you. now traffic. >>> san rafael here the fog fairly thick south 101 past civic center, tail lights disappearing in the fog as you head southbound. the it does get patchy and
>>> sandy's impact. trees and wires mangled roads impassable. more than 100,000 people without power in our area alone. >> meanwhile, the most extensive damage is in the big apple. the biggest city left under water. >> welcome. i'm barbara harrison. i'm keith russell. montgomery county schools announced they will be open on time tomorrow. once again, montgomery county schools will be open for business tomorrow. >> right now, we are going to lieutenant governor of maryland who is speaking right now. there's a press conference under way for the state of maryland. take a listen. >> hats off to everyone with mention to the work being done by the national guard as well as the maryland state police. >> governor, thank you. let me update you on a couple situations. we are experiencing -- the things we are looking for right now as this storm moves off and up into the susquehanna, the flooding issues will be with us for quite a few days. we are monitoring the flow. as you know, from these events, that will be a concern of ours for several days. there is some flooding of rivers we are an
. this is a story about two places left powerless by sandy. 5,500 columbia pike, a swank ten-story apartment house in arlington. and beverly hills. no, not that beverly hills. this beverly hills. beverly hills, 22305 in alexandria. it seal like every time there is a storm, trees in beverly hills fall like pick-up sticks. >> you've lived here on old dominion boulevard. how long? >> five years. >> reporter: and how many time have you lost power? >> about seven. >> reporter: there's a tree down in front of 5500. it didn't cause the outage. it is just symbolic. you can imagine what life is like in the dark, in a high rise. >> i feel like amish. pretty much. it's like back in the woods camping. >> it's very hard to find things in the dark. >> reporter: what floor are you on in. >> the sixth. >> reporter: so you have to walk up? >> yeah. >> reporter: and then walk down. >> yes. >> reporter: it is doubling frustrating in a high rise because everything is underground. you cannot see the power problem. they say it's a grid thing. not so in beverly hills 22305. that problem is right out there in your front
the events ahead of sandy. president obama will campaign alongside president clinton and dave matthews. the president is back on the campaign trail today. he's on his way to wisconsin as we speak. he'll visit nevada and colorado today. the president took a three-daybreak from campaigning to oversee the government's response to hurricane sandy. part of the presentation will focus on the effort to provide relief of those affected by the massive storm. >> the death toll is climbing four days after sandy made land fall. the storm claimed 75 lives. more than 4.5 million homes and businesses were without power along the east coast. most in the new york area and that area around new york city. president obama saw the damage on the jersey shore. during the tour, the president pledged support along the long haul. >> sandy brought flooding and now it's causing gridlock. this is the long back up of cars trying to get into the city this morning. drivers had to go through a police check point and prove they had three people in the car. it was encouraged to encourage car pooling. >>> closer to home,
park. right now to our continuing coverage of hurricane sandy. >> the national guard is on the move to help. 88 left today from moffett field they're head together east coast after the storm pushes through. that unit is pushing up two planes with choppers and water boats it will deploy from charlotte, north carolina. thousands of flights have been cancelled because of hurricane sandy, that is stranding travelers here in the bay area. >> david louie joins us live from san francisco international airport with more, david? >> the question is closing down those airports... the word cancelled appeared all over the boards, some airlines set up areas just to handle paengss. dr. evans and the family saw their flight cancelled yesterday. he has cancer patients scheduled for chemotherapy. >> only way to figure out how to get home before waens was to fly to st. louis through denver with a three-hour layover, then drive to massachusetts. 22 hours. >> that is a nightmare. >> it's a mess, a mess. i just hope we're safe, driving. >> this passenger flying from l.a. to newark, new jersey. she ended
to those affected by all of this. >>> sandy hit new jersey the hardest piling boats on top of one another. just like toys you would see pieing them under water and under p sand. mandy is -- many are saying they will start to rebuild. how are people coping there? >> we are in a tiny town in southern new jersey on the delaware bay. it is pretty deserted as we pulled in this morning. any one who will be back in their homes will be heartbroken in this tiny little town. there's only one road in and out of this area. evacuation orders were in effect. from what we understand at least half of the residents did heed those warnings. if you take a look at what sandy left behind they will be glad they did. debris is strewn every where. there's a home on the backside here that you can't quite see. it looks like a wall of water slammed into it and blew it open. almost looks like it exploded from the inside. this white house swept off of its foundation. this scene is repeated up and down this road that is muddy and still very wet and people's belongings strewn all over their power lines down propane tan
the big story today sandy. she has been the story for a while. what you want to know am i going lose power? is my home going to be flooded. linda so is out live at bwi where flights are delayed and canceled and that's bge's staging area. >> point a hot sot when it comes to flooding when the -- a who the spot when it comes -- hot spot when it comes to flood and we could see it with sandy. >> let's check the weather with meteorologist lynette charles. how is it looking. >> we don't have another update. the next one will be in maybe a little before 8:00. but at the 5:00 advisory look what we had. hurricane sandy winds sustained at 85 miles an hour. so it has begun to strengthen once again. and look at the pressure. 946 it keeps dropping. that is strong intense system that we are dealing with right now. it's about 300 miles east southeast of ocean city and continues to make its way up the coast as we go through the remainder of today. already, dropping plenty of rain across the eastern shore and all this is funneling in from the east to the west. that alone shows you how crazy the s
thanks for joining us. >>> states of emergency. the entire northeast braces for sandy as that monster storm moves closer to the coast. good morning, everyone. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. welcome to this special edition of "news 4 today." it is monday, october 29th, 2012. we're can ttracking hurricane s as it moves closer to the east coast. basically, everything between here and connecticut is shut down. >> everything is closed down. that includes the federal government. nonessential employees, stay home today. schools closed in maryland, virginia, as well as d.c. metro trains and buses are shut down for the first time since 2003. marc, vre, also all closed today. and amtrak service in the northeast corridor shut down today as well. >> most of the students in our area are also getting the day off today. all major public school systems in d.c., maryland, and virginia are closed this morning as well as all private schools in the area. you can find a complete list of school and business closings running at the bottom of your screen as well as online at nbcwas
, destruction and devastation, sandy pounded the east coast for two days. this morning she may be dpon, but the impacts will be -- she may be gone, but the impacts will be long lasting. >>> if you are waking up with power this morning, you are one of the lucky ones, that's for sure, because thousands of people in our area in the dark this morning. bge say they are working on it and they are working around the clock to get those lights back on. thanks for joining us, everybody can breathe a sigh of relief. it appears that we are finally out of the woods. i'm megan pringle. >> i'm charley crowson. during the past two days you heard about sandy's winds, you heard the winds howling outside. the storm was strong. but now we can show you just how strong things really were. check out this new video. you usually don't see those trees on top of homes and cars, but rarely do you see an uprooted tree in action. >> this is on the north shore of long island, an area that was hit so hard. luckily no injuries were reported from this incident. this video, though, so stunning. i actually looked over a
of manhattan are under evacuation orders. hurricane sandy is making her presence felt along the north carolina coast. it's bringing rain, big waves and strong winds. and here's a live picture from atlantic city, new jersey. the camera is shaking in the wind ask there's rain there as well. sandy is expected to get a power punch when it collides with two other storms, and that super storm could dump rain or snow over 800 miles from the east coast to the great lakes. >>> good evening, thank you for joining us. i'm ama daetz. we beginning our team coverage of the developing storm with leigh glaser. i understand sandy is expected to come ashore tomorrow? >> leigh: late monday night, throughout the morning hours on tuesday, and looks like atlantic city could be the place where the superstorm makes landfall. let get to live doppler 7hd. you can see -- we're going to put the satellite on there as well. cape hatteras, north carolina, 50 miles-per-hour winds, virginia beach, virginia as well. 45 miles-per-hour, and you can see the rain bands churning and moving inland. the width of the storm, over 500 m
. hurricane sandy threatens 65 billion people. what experts say will be the most destructive part of the storm. >>> tonight could be the night for the giants game. the world series is under way in detroit. the much needed boost the detroit city is expected to get. >> good evening. >> fighting and the storm surge, the biggest concerns right now. >> and hurricane sandy isn't expected to make landfall until tomorrow night. it's already causing dangerous conditions along the east coast. authorities are warning new york city could be hit with an 11-foot wall of water. washington, d.c. will be closed for business tomorrow. new york city is in emergency mode. duarte geraldineo has the latest on hurricane sandy. we see authorities raining where you are. >> it's hard to believe the storm is about a day away because the storm is picking up. the surf is getting taller. as i speak, millions of people have been evacuated. yet, there's a still a sizable contingent, a large number of people who say they refuse to go. they are not lifting to emergency officials and they are weathering the storm in their own h
right now hurricane sandy is 200 miles off the east coast. sending heavy rain and high winds slamming into coastal areas. here's a live picture from atlantic city, new jersey. the water there off to the left where it's dark. you can see at the camera jumping around because of the winds out there. now, officials have been telling residents, sandy is a life-threatening event and have been urging people to move inland. some things you can't move. sandy swamped boats tied up on docks and is flooding highways and inland areas. forecasters warn sandy could affect 50 million people before she is done. leigh glaser has been tracking hurricane sandy on live doppler 7hd. leigh? >> leigh: very, very serious, dangerous storm system, not only because you have the hurricane coming onshore but an area of low pressure developing to in the north and east, and that's going to sweep in, causing this to become a super storm. live doppler 7hd, you see the actual -- it's not really a well-defined eye but you can see the counterclockwise spin of the system. the width of this storm, incredible, at o
is the parade for the giants also halloween. all of that threat of rain. >> and then there's hurricane sandy threatening the east coast. mike has the weather. >>> we start with what is happening right now. good morning. half mile concord, quarter napa, most dangerous coming down 101 through novato now mile and half at half moon bay expect more of these areas to see less and less visibility as we head through the morning this is going to slowly leak northwest to southeast across the bay shoreline. watch out for varying conditions this morning and the next couple of hours with that thick fog. storm track still well north, it is close enough now we are getting an onshore breeze offshore wind that brought a mild weekend is over that's why we have the clouds back and foggy conditions this morning. most of us will be clear by noon, except the coast, 58 coast, mid to upper 60s for the rest of us, clouds hang at the coast during the afternoon, mid 60s rest of us low to mid 70s 4:00, clouds push back east into the bay by 7:00, mid 60s for you, 69 inland need a coat at the coast, 59° there. next thre
ng large parts of long isla. plunging millions into darks .. twelve >>> sandy storming ashore tonight, submerging large parts of long island, plunging millions into darkness, leaving at least 12 people dead. the latest on the storm's destructive path in a live report ahead. >>> the giants return home to a hero's welcome. the wild scene at at&t park and plans for an even bigger celebration in just36 hour -- in just 36 hours. >>> i thought he was dead. a part of his feet was under the train. >> a pedestrian stepped in the path of a train. how a phone call could have cost him his life. good evening, i'm ken bastida. >> i'm dana king. from lights in manhattan still shining tonight, but millions are in the dark as sandy slams the nation's east coast. this is a live look at new york city hit hard by the drenching storm. sandy is no longer classified as a hurricane, but her punch is practically still strong. >> reporter: about three hours ago i would have been stand investigate hudson river, the powerful storm surge caused the waters of the hudson to overflow the sea wall, come into
>> and super storm sandy is going through the east coast. this storm has millions of people without power this morning. many of them are stranded and the public transit is down in new york. >> here in asbury park new jersey flooding is a major issue that people are waking up to. this is what we have been seeing from street to street. and this stop sign was knocked down and as people wake up they found that their home was full of water. sandy slammed into new jersey at 80 mi. per hour. the storm did major damage to the new york area. a number of new york subway systemer i stating that they hae never experienced anything like this before. they stated that sandy has wreaked havoc on their transportation system. >> we knew that the storm would be very dangerous and it has met our expectations. we are seeing a lot of water throughout manhattan new york. >> speaking of power outages here in new jersey there are 2.3 million people without power. more than 7 million people are without power due to the storm. this is a very cold and windy day. teachin >> a live picture here shows west 57th s
in the presidential r. " residents try to cope wite new normal...sandy turned neighborhood blocks into pis of debris...we'll have that . >>> where california voters stand in the presidential race. >>> residents try to cope with a new normal. after hurricane sandy turned neighborhood blocks into piles of debris. >>> a surveillance photo flushes out a forgetful lottery winner. it is 7:00 on saturday morning november 3rd. thanks for joining us. election day is just three days away in california. a final pre election survey by the nonpartisan field poll shows obama leading mitt romney. the 15 point gap is considered a big lead. back in september obama had a 24 point lead. experts say romney has managed to improve his standings among a lot of california voters. this last weekend before election day we are expecting a big push from political cam pands. bay area ballot counters have noticed something different this election season. >>> around our district there is probably about at least eight or nine spot corners like this. >> corners where schoolteachers are waging a last minute battle for voters to supp
. >> that doesn't mean we were spared. sandy left her mark on downed trees. >> we have two people who have been killed, two from car accidents. one man died what he tree fell on top of him. nationally we have 39 people dying because of this storm so far. >> most of us are just dealing with the podges -- power outages and the cleanup but one family is grieving the death of a father. people have been coming by looking at the home. it's been devastating for the family. >> reporter: the pasadena man who died in the storm was standing in his kitchen when it happened. a large tree in his fronts yard snapped, crashing into the house killing 74-year-old donald ulman. we caught up with cannata's son. he said their last conversation will haunt him for some time. >> was standing in the doorway. he said what's the matter, son. said i'm a little nervous. the trees are swaying. what's your big concern. that a tree might fall on us pop. that's the last i seen of him. he was killed in the kitchen. >> reporter: two other marylanders died in the storm. one in montgomery county, one in prince george's county. bot
sandy se acerca a la ciudad de nueva york. >> algunos a pesar de vivir en las Áreas obligadas a evacuar, se quedaran en sus hogares. es que el agua no llegarÁ al tercer piso, tenemos comida y todo en la casa nos vamos a quedar juntos. >> mientras tanto que otros ante la amenaza del monstruo decieron evacuar a Último minutonos vamos porque evacuaron y la cosa se estÁ poniendo mÁs fea y nos vamos para casa de mi mamÁ. >> no hay trenes subterrÁneo ni autobuses funcionando, la bolsa de valores cerrÓ siendo que wal street cancela las operaciones debido al clima, las principales vÍas de acceso asi como los tÚneles para entrar y salir de manhattan permanecen clausurados el martes tampoco habrÁ clases en ninguna de las escuelas pÚblicas de de la ciudad. pero hay a alarmas a lo que viven en tierra firme, para ellos podrÍa destruir su casa bote que han vivido por los Últimos 25 aÑos. >> que si se hunde no tenemos en donde vivir porque por el momento estamos viviendo y el agua estÁ muylta y no sabemos que pasarÁ. >> bien en medio de media hora a las 7 en punto otros puentes y tÚne
of hurricane sandy in salisbury. look at this, crews there working to rescue people from water logged homes. that city is one of many swamped by the super storm's heavy rains and the river like waters even unearthed a couple caskets. this happened at a cemetery in crisfield. those corpses remained in the caskets. >>> the death toll from sandy is up now to four here in our state. it turns out that a contractor working on tree removal in annapolis was killed when one of those trees fell on top of him. it happened yesterday afternoon. another man died earlier this week when a tree fell on his house. the other two deaths were related to car crashes and sandy. >>> as cleanup continues in new york and new jersey, we are receiving incredible videos, search and recovery videos in the efforts of this disaster zone. this is video there helicopter 23 over staten island new york. it's named after 23 new york city police officers who lost their lives on september 11th. the crew performed a rooftop rescue in a flooded neighborhood. they helped five adults and a child trapped get out of their house. >>> a
develop into your weekend. >> thank you. the clean up from sandy continues in new york and new jersey. >> brandy hitt is in lower manhattan with almost no power. >> reporter: three days after sandy made landfall thousands of families in hobeken are still trapped by floodwaters. >> it's really scary. we don't have that much food. we spared a little bit. >> reporter: while national guard rescues people stranded here fires continue to burn further south where homes have been flattened. >> you hear the gas, for days,. >> reporter: it's gone in to the streets because crews can't reach the area to turn it off. >> you never really expected this to be this bad. >> reporter: help and relief is being delivered but frustration is growing. at howard beach entire working class neighborhoods have been destroyed and people feel they have been forgotten. >> i have -- red cross, salvation army, fema, nobody. >> reporter: it'll take weeks to recover from the destruction and parts of new york city are still paralyzed. some subway service has returned and it was announced that power will be restored
of super storm sandy and those efforts, they are focused in parts of new york and new jersey, after the storm interrupted access to most mass transit. today, new york subway system, they did offer the limited service, but the drivers, using bridges in and out of manhattan, they needed to go through check points to prove that they have at least three people in the car. >>> some cabs, they did stop flooding in new york today because of the concerns about fuel. gas shortages are causing long lines at the stations in new york, new jersey, and connecticut. aaa says that those problems, they stem from the shortages and a lack of electricity to power the pumps. >>> in the last two hours, amtrak announced that they are starting to restore limited service between new york and philadelphia. today, the rail service, they did say that they had cleared the water from one of its tunnels under the hudson river. clearing the water and debris from the new jersey coastline could be a whole different matter. and sarah shuckman filed this report from long island. >> reporter: the new jersey national gu
, the perfect storm. sandy brings utt devastation overnight. unprecedented walls of water destroy the coastline and slam new york city. so much of the skyline plunged into darkness. a record-breaking loss of power. floodwaters pour into tunnels. hospitals forced to evacuate. >> oh, my goodness. it is an infant. >> now, new dangers. >> not by water, not by flood, not by sandy. but by fire. >> nine states under a state of emergency right now. all the latest on the catastrophic damage, dramatic rescues and where the storm is headed next. our extreme weather team, live, in the storm zone. "good morning america's" special coverage starts, right now. >>> and you are lookingt the scene overnight in parts of new york city. fires raging in the floodwaters. dozens of homes destroyed. entire neighborhoods on fire. we have new pieces of information pouring in every minute right now. this storm has taken many lives. at least 16 so far. there's so much devastation. >> it is remarkable, we're seeing these images more and more. and the 7.5 million people are out of power at this hour. the center of the storm,
sandy. much of that devastation centered on new jersey where the powerful storm came ashore. a storm almost 900 miles wide, growing rest were from the atlantic at 30 miles-per-hour last night. hurricane sandy was a monster storm, one that has killed at least 39 people in this country after killing nearly 70 people in the caribbean since last friday. hundreds of thousands of people evacuated as the storm advanced in its wake billions of dollars in damage, more than 8 million people tonight without power. the hurricane slammed into the northeast with winds upwards of 90 miles-per-hour and a record-breaking 14-foot east coast storm surge, tearing up coastal communities up and down the eastern seaboard. sandy making her landfall in southern new jersey and, as you can see, the resort-laden jersey shore beach communities were among the hardest hit. you're looking at the most recent overhead images, punishing winds and massive flooding turning the casino town into a raging river. governor chris christie calling the damage simply unthinkable. even before it made landfall the storm did not sp
there was no extensive beach erosion. we will send it back to you. after the thrashing from sandy along the oceanfront, with sustained winds more than 40 miles per hour and gusting in the 70's, a lot of cleaning up to do tuesday morning. >> it was scary. >> for folks who live around here, by the way the storm blew in, many were expecting the worst. >> obviously a lot of debris and trash. a lot of cleanup will be happening, but all in all i think we very well. >> i am thrilled, we were definitely saved by the protection. >> emergency personnel responded to 231 calls for service and ended up relocating 49 people during the storm. there was severe damage done to the ocean city fishing pier. >> we heard about how bad it was going to be and i guess we were lucky not to get it as bad as other places. it is just weird, looking at it. there is sand where san should not be. >> there was a lot of flooding. we looked out on the boardwalk, where city crews were assessing the damage. mostly sand and debris, and after the rumors were confirmed, a portion of the fishing pier was washed away. you can see the pylon's
and look at super storm sandy. while she's weakened and the winds have died down, the footprint of the storm is still great. most of the northeast right now, all the northeast, being influenced somehow by sandy and just to give you an idea, the wind gusts have calmed down quite a bit. as a matter of fact, in terms of gusts, we're not really even seeing any here. you go out towards the shore and it has calmed down quite a bit. so now we just deal with the aftermath to clean up and what not from this and it does look like halloween for our kids in the area has not been canceled. >> i know a lot of kids with a lot of costumes and a lot of candy getting ready. >> it's going to be a little chilly, but it's a go. >> we can add layers. that's good news. >>> let's talk about some of the bad news now caused by sandy. power companies all over the region are working overtime right now to restore electricity. dominion virginia has about 60,000 customers without power in northern virginia. pepco has about 7,000 customers. bge is reporting more than 64,000 in montgomery, prince george's, calv
primer impacto el huracán sandy el peligroso juego entre 2 hermanos termina mal a merced de trampas mortales estan los mineros vicente fernández se despide >> una gigantesca tormenta se abre paso y el agua corre a raudales por atlantic city y lo peor está por venir por la furia de el huracán sandy >> hola ¿qué tal? les saluda bárbar bermudo y pamela silva conde tenemos cobertura desde new york donde hay estado de emergencia y vamos con nayeli para que nus cuente >> gracias estamos en el lugar donde pasa el huracán sandy aguaceros que causan inundacione sy las próximas 12 horas son críticas >> asii se siente new jersey las primeras huellas de el huracán sandy convirtió maine en un pueblo fantasmas las rafagas son de 135 millas por hora las inundaciones son temidas por autoridades vayas calles como estas son intransitables el gobernador pidió no exponerse >> no se exponga a una situación de peligro >> 9000 usuarios en él estado tengran que esperar el huracán sandy sin electricidad >> mi tem,eor es por los niños >> segu autoridades 115 mil residentes fueron evacuados de
are tracking hurricane sandy with maryland's most powerful radar an helping you to repair to to -- prepare to keep your family safe. >> here is more. let's start off with wyatt. the big question is where is sandy? see is less than 400 miles from chartston, south carolina, a solid category 1 hurricane. 6miles per hour. relative to our state just under 750 miles south of ocean city and it will be in our area as we go into sun day-night and early monday. you can see it is a large circulation here. our nighttime infrared satellite view, you can see a couple didn't areas of storm structure here. we expect this to move north during the next 48 hours. gives you an idea there is not that much time left. highly concerning as of the 11:00 updated track from the national hurricane center, just a slight shift to the north that would bring it into the delaware bear, southern part of the new jersey. it could spare maryland from the worst affects of the storm. >> we're going to keep a sharp eye on sandy and we'll have much more to break down the storm with two meteorologists in just minutes. >> thanks. >
, now, good morning maryland. >> a monster is on the way and you should expect the worst. sandy means business this morning. we are working for you this morning with every thing that you need to know to keep you and your family safe. thanks for joining us it's monday morning. we have extended live team coverage of hurricane sandy the big story today. >> all right. let's get to meteorologist lynette charles who is tracking the storm letting us know when it could make its way into maryland. >> yes. as i say the next 24 hours is where we are looking at it to make landfall in the southern new jersey so with that we are going to be very windy and very rany and we have storm surge and also flooding that's going to be taking place. so it's staying strong. the wind sustained now at about 85 miles an hour. still moving off towards the north and it has not quite yet takeent westerly jog that the -- taken the westerly jog that will set its ice on us. we are dealing with plenty of rain pushing into the area. we can still see how large this system is. and these winds tropical storm force winds ext
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of hurricane sandy. >> close the final stretch. see what president obama and mitt romney are campaigning before and the election. -- where. "good morning washington" at 5:00 a.m. begins now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> good morning, washington. it's friday, november 2. i am cynne simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. let's get to a meteorologist jacqui jeras with our forecast. >> good morning. a chilly start. that willll be the rule the next couple days. 43 degrees is where we are starting out at reagan national with pretty light wind, so we are not dealing with multiple wind chills. cold temperatures 32 in oakwood, virginia, 32 in stafford 33 in mchenry maryland, and 35 in chantilly -- 32 in elkwood. there could be a sprinkle or snow flurry later this morning. otherwise dry. high temperature of about 10 degrees below average. we should reach about 55 by 5:00. let's check on traffic with steve hershorn. >> not bad for this friday morning. here we are at the dulles interchange, 28. route 28 is a little east of dulles airport, looking pretty good. 270 at 109,
from sandy is estimated at $50 billion. randall pinkston, cbs news, stafford township, new jersey. >> now homeowners received some good news, the governors of new york and new jersey say the storm was not classified as a hurricane which means homeowners with insurance will pay less on their deductible after this storm. >>> now today the red cross workers will head to west virginia to help residents affected by massive our outages of the -- power outages as a result of the sandy related snowstorm. in garrett county, maryland, residents are digging out of about two feet of snow. it knocked out power to thousands of families still in the dark right now and governor o'malley toured the county thursday and is promising to mobilize all the resources necessary to help those who need it. >>> national guard troops on the eastern shore in the wake of sandy. crews went door the door rescuing people if their homes and too -- from their homes and troops are going to remain on patrol. they even uneveryoned a couple of caskets. >>> pepco is being praised for its efforts during ask after sandy. 9
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